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Chard-wrapped enchiladas bring the flavour, nutrients

I’ve been craving some stick-to-your ribs comfort food. Since I grew up in Tucson, Ariz., comfort food was always something Mexican or southwestern, involving tortillas, rice, beans, cheese and a tasty sauce to drown it all in. 455 more words


Roast veggies in hummus: Enjoy a tasty crust and use up two leftovers at once

I remember being told in marketing class back in graduate school that the fastest growing food category in America was hummus. Hummus, our professor insisted to us disbelieving students, would soon be ubiquitous. 609 more words


Passover Meal - Tilapia with Horseradish and Beet Green Chimichurri

By Melissa d’Arabian,
The Associated Press

As published on Register Guard.com, d’Arabian wrote “When I was growing up, my family celebrated both Jewish and Christian holidays. 545 more words


For date night on the cheap, try Alaskan King Crab legs

Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan King Crab legs.

They’re not just tasty, they’re a low-fat source of protein — one leg has about 25 grams of protein, and a whole host of vitamins and minerals (including sodium, incidentally, so a heads-up if you are watching salt), but only a couple of grams of fat. 681 more words


Chicken goes from dull to delicious with five-spice blend

Eating healthy on a budget and tight schedule means the boneless skinless chicken breast makes frequent appearances on our table.

It’s a smart choice as a lean protein – one cup (250 mL) of cubed chicken breast has a whopping 43 grams of protein yet only 5 grams of fat (fewer than 2 of those are saturated). 632 more words


One Week of Home Cooked Meals

By the time I get home from my commute all I want to do is eat. Time and time again I’ve driven to a fast food drive-thru or heated up a frozen burrito. 846 more words


This easy sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right

New year new you. Right?

So let’s get right down to it: If healthy eating is complicated and time-consuming, we will lose interest before Valentine’s day has arrived. 525 more words